Andrei Chukhno

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Chukhno, Andrei Vasil’evich


Born Sept. 12 (25), 1904. Chairman (1928–68) of the Kommunisticheskii Maiak Kolkhoz (one of the leading farms in the Northern Caucasus), Georgievsk Raion, Stavropol’ Krai. Hero of Socialist Labor (1957). Member of the CPSU since 1929.

Chukhno was granted a personal pension in 1968. He was a deputy to the second through fourth convocations of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and a delegate to the Twenty-first Congress of the CPSU. Chukhno has been awarded two Orders of Lenin, the Order of the October Revolution, and various medals.


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Chukhno, A. V., and I. K. Martovitskii. Kolkhoz—shkola kommunizma. Moscow, 1965.
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